Business Analyst (Feature) (JB316)
Kontak Recruitment
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Posted 06 October 2020

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Job Description

Business Analyst (Feature) (JB316)


R60 000 – R65 000 Per Month


The Feature Analyst is accountable for guiding the clarification of the business requirements, through in-work collaboration with the business stakeholders, and working within the feature team to ensure these are delivered effectively.



Bachelor degree or relevant post graduate diploma in Information Technology or Computer Science

Knowledge of agile

Experience with requirements elicitation, gathering, documentation and management

Understanding business needs and be able to analyse requirements


Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Prioritize and plan work activities within the feature team

Facilitate and participate in discovery/inception workshops to create a shared understand of user needs and the potential technology solution required to deliver these needs

Identify user journeys which map out how a user will go through the system

Work ahead of the team to get clarity on some requirements before the next iteration

Create relevant user stories

Collaborate with cross functional teams comprised of product management, UX, Technology, support, testing and other subject matter experts to gather and analyses functional needs and user story requirements. Groom user stories through business interviews, workshops or procedures and map user stories ensuring they come together as a cohesive whole.

Provide the product owner with key information for prioritization and estimation

Facilitate and participate in iteration meetings ( product backlog grooming, planning meeting, daily stand up, review meeting and retrospective)

Obtain sign off during iteration review sessions

Manage the stories (in JIRA), ensuring that all requirements are loaded as stories, ensuring the stories as assigned to epics

Support showcasing stories to stakeholders

Work very closely with user experience team to ensure that processes, wire frames and content are optimally intuitive to end users

Manage the Backlog for the feature team

Ensure that the activities needed to fulfil each item in the backlog are identified, outlined and prioritized before the next sprint

Identify missing requirements

Clarify the goals and business value of minimum marketable features/ minimal viable products

Clarify any ambiguity until it is understood by the team

Review user stories with the product owner with a strategic point of view

Capture and keep the business and data rules up to dat3e

Ensure that where stories are blocked, these stories are prioritized to other iterations and new stories identified to replace them in the current iteration

Test cases for system

Work with users to develop acceptance criteria or test cases for the system

Produce acceptance tests from acceptance criteria

Provide regular feedback by testing the deliverable against a user story’s acceptance criteria

Provide regular feedback by validating that the product meets the business goals

Provide support and input into system testing activities including participating in the development of the testing approach, development of test cases as well as the creation of testing scenarios

Collaborate with the team to deliver on backlog

Wear different hats: design, tester, facilitator, product owner etc.

Create a shared understanding of what the product is supposed to do

Collaborate with the rest of the feature team to ensure that stories are delivered effectively and quality standards are adhered to

Collaborate with developers, testers and user experience team to ensure that they are engaged ín the work’ to understand business context